Events Calendar

Community Meeting Sunday Feb 18th 3 pm: Support Team Rima.

Get Informed! Get Involved!

It’s been 2 years since the Kenaan family of 8 arrived in Digby on Dec. 22nd 2015. They are adjusting well to life in Canada and really like living in Digby! The parents, Shekrallah & Rima, are very thankful for their sponsorship from the Canadian Refugee Sponsorship Program, Hillgrove Baptist Church, and the many wonderful people in the community who supported them on their journey.  However, 7 extended family members of Rima’s are also refugees now in Lebanon. Let’s reunite this family! Let’s work together and bring them here to live in our war-free country! To start this process, we need community support & a core sponsorship team.

A community meeting is organized for Sunday Feb 18th at 3pm at the Digby Area Recreation Commission (DARC.; 27 Shreve St.) 2nd floor for everyone interested in supporting this sponsorship process through CBAC for Rima. From this meeting we will gauge community support and seek to form the sponsorship core committee! A Poster has ben emailed to each church contact.

Got questions? Co-Coordinators contact info: Sharon White (Digby United Baptist Church) 902.250.0089  and Jill Balser (YReach Settlement Staff) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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The Special Council Meeting for Saturday Jan. 6th in Annapolis Royal has been POSTPONED due to the current road conditions and the forecasted poor weather.

When a new date and time has been determined, we will let you know by email.

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SnoCamp 2018 is happening at Kingswood Camp Feb 9th to 11th

This is for grades 6-12. Cost of retreat is $60/youth.

Registration will open up in January 2018 and will be available online at www.kingswoodcamp.ca

Individual youth will need to register online, rather than registering as a group through the youth leader.

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Saturday January 6, 2018 - Association Council Meeting: 9 am – 12 pm

As an Association Council, we will be meet 9 am at First United Baptist Church of Annapolis Royal. This will be an important time to discuss what and how we go forward as an Association together. See you all there!

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Inglisville Baptist Church invites you to join them at their Christmas concert of carols and readings. Featuring George and Loretta Piper at Inglisville Baptist Church, on Sunday, December 10 at 2:00 p.m.

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Sunday December 3rd at 7pm

Hanging of the Greens Service at the Clementsvale United Baptist Church. There will be a time of Fellowship to follow.

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Sunday December 3rd at 7pm

Hanging of the Greens Service in the Bear River East Baptist Church.

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Saturday December 2, 2017 at 7PM CHRISTMAS MUSIC CONCERT

Everyone is welcome to a CHRISTMAS MUSIC CONCERT Celebrating Jesus’ Birth at the Culloden Baptist Church, #1643 Culloden Rd. Digby Co. N.S. Featuring: “Alfie & Sharon Bright”. Refreshments, with Jesus’ Birthday Cake afterward! Click here to see their poster

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Tuesday, November 28, 2-6 PM Christmas Open House

No Admission Cost, 62 Connaught Avenue Middleton. There will be a Christmas Flag at the end of the driveway. This is a 2-storey home with steps inside and outside. Please bring along an extra pair of shoes to wear inside and a bag to put them in. Hosted by: The Taylor Family who have decorated their home for Christmas.

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Tuesday, November 28, 7-8:30 PM
(Doors open at 7PM) Christmas Dessert Tea & Sale,

 

Nictaux Christian Family Centre. Cost of Dessert Tea............Freewill donation. Bake Table, Pickles/Jam/Jelly, Homemade Chocolates, Crafts/Sewing/Crochet/Knitting and $2 Gift Bags. Hosted by: The Nictaux Baptist Friendly Auxiliary.

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Sunday November 19th @ 7:00 PM

Sunday November 19th @ 7:00 PM.  The Digby Men’s Choir will be at the Bear River East Baptist Church. All Welcome!

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Sunday November 19th @ 7:00 PM

Hill Grove Baptist Church will be hosting an evening of music by the talented musical group "Sonlight". Click HERE for poster!

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Saturday November 18th, 2017 – Dessert by the Fireside:  2-4 pm

Come and sample delicious desserts, with tea and coffee in a festive, holiday atmosphere at the Ashmore Bethel Baptist Church, (5797 Hwy 1 Weymouth). Relax and refresh with friends, $5 per person, put on by the Ladies Group of Ashmore Bethel Baptist Church.

Click here for their poster!

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Sunday November 5th @ 6:30 PM

All are welcome to a Music and healing service at Rossway Baptist Church on Sunday November 5th at 6:30 pm.

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The 2017 World Day of Prayer

The Baptist Women's World Day of Prayer will be held at Middleton Baptist Church on November 6 at 1:30 p.m. for tea and fellowship with service commencing at 2 p.m. All women are cordially invited to attend this event.

 

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Wednesday, November 1, 11:00 -3:30. at Immanuel Baptist, Truro, Nova Scotia

 

Dear Association Moderators and Pastors

In response to a request from the Eastern Valley Association, the CBAC Council are inviting you to come and help us listen to each other as we look to shape the future of the Associations of the CBAC. We are asking that you mark your calendars and come to Immanuel Baptist, Truro, Nova Scotia, Wednesday, November 1, 11:00 -3:30.

Please let us know if you are able to attend OR unable to attend by going to the link at the end of this paragraph and inputting your name and either clicking on the box under the date (to attend) or the box below the poll to the right to let us know you are unable to attend. Lunch will be included for all who pre-register via this poll.  https://doodle.com/poll/8ixv8f6exrta85dq

If you have any questions or would like some clarification, please contact at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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Cluster Grant Applications Deadlines are Oct 31st 2017

Cluster Grant Applications are available for those churches who may need funds to begin a new ministry in their church or to carry on with one that has been started recently. The completed applications need to be sent in or emailed back to the Association Clerk by October 31st 2017. Talk with you own church clerk or Pastor for the application.

 

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Fall Association Council Meeting: Saturday October 28th at 9:00 AM

Our next Association Council Meeting is Saturday October 28th at 9:00 AM at the First United Baptist Church of Annapolis Royal. Come on out to your Council meetings, we need the input of all our pastors and members-at-large. Hope to see you there!

 

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Ordination Service of Pastor Mark Cress: Sunday October 22nd, at 7:00 PM.

Mark your calendars and come on out to the Ordination Service for Pastor Mark Cress, Smith’s Cove Baptist Church on Sunday October 22nd, at 7:00 PM.


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Church Surveys Due by October 20th

To all Pastors and Church Clerks: The survey sent out on September 22nd needs to be filled in and returned to the Association Clerk, Rev. Fred Bigelow by October 20th.

 

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1837-2017  180 th anniversary

HILL GROVE UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH is very proud to be celebrating 180th anniversary of witnessing and providing outreach ministry in our community. You are cordially invited to join us as we commemorate this milestone in our history.

Date - Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 7.00 p.m.

Place - 3301 Ridge Road, Acaciaville, N.S. (Just south of Digby)

Our guest speaker for this special anniversary service will be Rev. Dr. Peter Reid, Executive Minister, Canadian Baptists of Atlantic Canada. Come and be part of this celebration!

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